The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.66% 4.95% 5.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.00% 29.03% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 12
Average salary £52,500 £78,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £79,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.58% 17.03% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 19
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
3 7 (41.18%) Release Management
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) ERwin
5 5 (29.41%) XBRL
5 5 (29.41%) UML
5 5 (29.41%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Data Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (29.41%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 4 (23.53%) Presales
6 4 (23.53%) Phalcon
6 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
6 4 (23.53%) Talend
6 4 (23.53%) Master Data Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 4 (23.53%) Data Mart
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) ERwin
2 4 (23.53%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) Sublime Text
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Data Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Presales Solution Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.88%) QA Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) XBRL
3 4 (23.53%) JMS
3 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) Middleware
3 4 (23.53%) Phalcon
3 4 (23.53%) WS-I
3 4 (23.53%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) Zend Framework
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.88%) Dojo
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Replication
1 4 (23.53%) Taxonomies
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
2 7 (41.18%) Release Management
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Data Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) Logical Data Model
4 5 (29.41%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (29.41%) UML
5 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Data Validation
5 4 (23.53%) Information Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Master Data Management
5 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
5 4 (23.53%) Presales
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) PHP
3 4 (23.53%) PHP 5
4 1 (5.88%) Java
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Informatica
2 4 (23.53%) Sybase
2 4 (23.53%) Talend
2 4 (23.53%) Zend